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An Analysis of Nigeria’s Immigration Landscape Through a Global Lens

Migration is a global trend. Countries around the world are experiencing a significant increase in cross-border movement either as origin countries of migration or destination countries.

This phenomenon is largely driven by economic, educational, and personal motivations and in turn, occasions demographic, economic, and political effects. A key aspect of migration is the movement of highly skilled professionals as expatriates. Nigeria is not left out of the global trend and has experienced an influx of highly skilled professionals. The country’s large market and natural resources serve as drivers for the immigration of foreign skilled workers.

The presence of expatriates within Nigeria has grown significantly over the years, prompting the need for a comprehensive analysis of the country’s immigration policies in comparison with other jurisdictions. This article delves into the dynamics of expatriate presence and immigration policies in Nigeria and explores similarities and differences in a global context…

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